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Growing organic veggies for Spring and Summer 19:00
Growing organic veggies for Spring and Summer @ North Ringwood Community House
Aug 1 @ 19:00 – 21:30
Growing your own veggies is rewarding in so many ways. This workshop will teach you what is needed for growing your own veggies at home. Learn organic pest control methods, how to grow from seeds, [...]
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Warrandyte Food Swap 09:00
Warrandyte Food Swap @ Warrandyte Community Garden
Aug 5 @ 09:00 – 10:00
 
Warrandyte Riverside Market 09:00
Warrandyte Riverside Market @ Stiggants Reserve
Aug 5 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Mouth watering sweet and savoury preserves 09:30
Mouth watering sweet and savoury preserves @ BAAG
Aug 5 @ 09:30 – 12:00
What you will learn: How to bottle fruits and vegetables for future use. How to make jams and pickles. How to select and re-use suitable jars, and how to sterilise them. What you will get: [...]
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Grafting and tree sales day 10:00
Grafting and tree sales day @ Pettys Orchard
Aug 6 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Learn techniques for grafting or budding fruit trees. Select suitable rootstocks. Have new trees grafted or budded by Heritage Fruits Society members. Buy heritage fruit tree scion wood for home grafting. Buy one-year-old grafted trees. [...]
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Natural pest control with companion planting 09:30
Natural pest control with companion planting @ BAAG
Aug 12 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: Learn which plants to grow together, and which ones not to. Learn how to solve many common garden problems naturally. Learn how to construct ‘plant guilds’ (groups of plants that grow [...]
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Keeping chooks in the suburbs 19:00
Keeping chooks in the suburbs @ North Ringwood Community House
Aug 15 @ 19:00 – 21:30
Have you you always wanted to keep chooks in the suburbs? This workshop will go through how to feed and care for your poultry, the local laws, housing and your neighbours. You will also cover [...]
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Park Orchards Farmers’ Market 09:00
Park Orchards Farmers’ Market @ Park Orchards Primary School
Aug 19 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen 10:00
Veggie Swap at BAAG Nursery, Bulleen @ BAAG Nursery
Aug 19 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Come along to share your produce & compare notes with other food gardeners. Bring along any veggies, fruit or herbs you have harvested, also eggs, preserves, recipes are welcome. Be inventive! You can also bring [...]
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Warranwood Food Swap 10:00
Warranwood Food Swap @ Warranwood Primary School
Aug 20 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.
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Sensational sourdough at home 11:00
Sensational sourdough at home @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Aug 23 @ 11:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: How to start your own sourdough starter. How to maintain your sourdough starter without lots of waste. How to use your starter to make, shape and score sensational genuine sourdough bread. [...]
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Sensational sourdough at home 11:00
Sensational sourdough at home @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Aug 24 @ 11:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: How to start your own sourdough starter. How to maintain your sourdough starter without lots of waste. How to use your starter to make, shape and score sensational genuine sourdough bread. [...]
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Wonga Park Farmers’ Market 09:00
Wonga Park Farmers’ Market @ Wonga Park Primary School
Aug 26 @ 09:00 – 14:00
If you go to the market, you can also visit the school’s Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden.
Winter fruit tree maintenance 09:30
Winter fruit tree maintenance @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Aug 26 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: Pruning – formative and maintenance of new and established fruit trees. Also, selection and planting of new fruit trees. Winter fruit tree maintenance practices for pest and disease prevention, control and [...]
Absolute beginners to vegetable growing: your patch from scratch 10:00
Absolute beginners to vegetable growing: your patch from scratch @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Aug 26 @ 10:00 – 12:30
What you will learn: Plant basics: what they need to grow well. Setting up a vegie patch in different situations: pots and plots, including no-dig layer beds. Sun, siting, soil issues. What you will get: [...]
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Cooking master class 11:00
Cooking master class @ Gourmet Living
Aug 28 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: sweet potato and spinach tart; spiced lamb fillets; and raspberry scones.
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Manningham food and seed swap 18:45
Manningham food and seed swap @ Manningham Civic Centre
Aug 30 @ 18:45 – 19:00
Organised by Manningham Council. 15 minutes after the swap starts (i.e. at 7pm), there will be a talk. Click here to read about the topics.
Home harvest Manningham 19:00
Home harvest Manningham @ Manningham Civic Centre
Aug 30 @ 19:00 – 21:00
15 minutes before each event (i.e. at 6.45pm), there is a food and seed swap. 2017 events March 29Smarter living – preserving the harvest April 26How to design a clean food growing system May 31Smarter [...]
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Cooking master class 19:00
Cooking master class @ Gourmet Living
Aug 31 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: sweet potato and spinach tart; spiced lamb fillets; and raspberry scones.